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Yale killing suspect pleads guilty to murder

By March 17, 2011

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A former animal research technician has pleaded guilty to murder and attempted sexual assault in the 2009 killing of a Yale University graduate student.

Raymond Clark III entered the plea Thursday under an agreement with prosecutors that calls for a 44-year sentence.

He was accused of strangling 24-year-old Annie Le of Placerville in a case that drew intense national media attention to the Ivy League university.

Le’s body was found stuffed behind a research lab wall on Sept. 13, 2009, five days after she was last seen inside the Yale medical building. It would have been her wedding day in New York.

The 26-year-old Clark had been charged with murder and felony murder, each carrying a possible sentence of 25 to 60 years.

The Associated Press

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